What you need to know: March 4

Good morning, North State! Here's what you need to know to start your day on March 4.

Posted: Mar 4, 2019 8:37 AM

Butte County declares local emergency due to ongoing storms

The ongoing storms have forced a local emergency in Butte County. Two roads in the area are closed indefinitely due to damage from the storm. The county is now asking the governor to add Butte County to the emergency declaration.

Two missing sisters found alive in Humboldt County

Two sisters, missing since Friday, were found alive in the Humboldt County wilderness. The sheriff's office says Leia and Caroline Carrico survived 44 hours in the outdoor elements. The girls were found in a wooded area, about a mile and a half from their home.

Camp Fire survivors waiting for FEMA-offered housing

Dozens of Camp Fire survivors say they are still waiting for FEMA-offered housing. Agency representatives say 1,900 people qualify for FEMA assistance, but only 1,300 will actually need it. They say there are enough RV parks and group sites to accommodate most everyone.

Water releases from Keswick and Shasta Dams increase

Water releases from the Keswick and Shasta Dams ramped up over the weekend due to heavy rains. The surge of extra water caused flooding. People at the Marina RV Park on Park Marina Drive were forced to evacuate. Officials plan to increase the outflow even more if heavy rains continue this week.

Mudslide prevention work underway in Camp Fire burn areas

Mudslide prevention work is underway in Camp Fire burn areas. The work will be on Highway 70. CalTrans says crews placed 46,000 square feet of netting near Pulga. The agency says the potential for rockslides has gone up 30 percent after the Camp Fire.

Doug LaMalfa donates 23,000 to Paradise High School graduating class

Monday, North State Congressman Doug LaMalfa is donating 23,000 to the Paradise High School 2019 graduating class. The money was raised from a Paradise High School cap signed by President Trump during the State of the Union Address.

Sacramento District Attorney: Officers involved in Stephon Clark shooting face no criminal liability

The Sacramento District Attorney found that "no crimes were committed" in the officer-involved shooting death of Stephon Clark last March. Sacramento police say they believed the 22-year-old was armed. However, Clark was found to be holding a cellphone. He is performing his own internal review.

House Judiciary Committee initiates investigation of President Trump

Monday, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee is initiating investigations into possible abuse of power, corruption and obstruction of justice by President Trump. Congressman Jerry Nadler says he plans to request documents from more than 60 members of President Trump's administration, family and business.

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